Group | Computer Science homework help

Your organization opened seven new branch offices in five states. Each branch office has five floors. All the branch offices use the same Internet domain name. The organization has approximately 25 servers and anticipates that an additional 30 servers should be purchased. The organization is planning to provide network services for about 5,000 users. All users require access to the Internet. Certain resources such as printing and file sharing will be centralized. Members of your group should do the following:

Group Project Guidelines:

  • Using the scenario and assignment information in the Assignment Description, discuss with your group how you should divide the tasks evenly among the members.
  • Perform the following tasks:
    • Estimate the quantity of connectivity (routers, switches, etc) devices that will be needed to link all the branches.
      • Provide your rationale for choosing the quantity of each device.
    • Estimate the number of DNS servers and the type of DNS server that will be installed in each branch.
    • Recommend the connectivity and bandwidth for each branch and provide your reasoning behind the recommendation.
    • Using Microsoft Visio, provide a network design (a diagram or diagrams) that shows interconnectivity among the branches.
  • Compile your final group estimations, recommendations, and diagrams into an 8–15 page Word document.

Your submitted Group Project (200 points) must include the following:

  • Your assignment will be 8–15 pages, double-spaced Microsoft Word document, excluding title page and reference section. All references should be in APA format. You may find using section headings and bullets make the paper more readable.
    • Please be sure that your assignment adheres to Assignment Guidelines listed above.